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Iniesta out for two weeks


September 13th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 13 (IANS) Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta will miss his team's Champions League opener against Spartak Moscow next Wednesday due to an injury which may keep him out of ... Read more...

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Obama gains six point advantage over Romney: poll


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) With a new poll showing President Barack Obama getting a six point advantage over Mitt Romney after last week's Democratic National Convention, the Republican challenger ... Read more...

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Inter-Institutional TT: Manika, Shamini, Mouma lose


August 26th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Three seeds bowed out of the women's section while the men's draw went according to rankings at the 42nd All-India Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships here Sunday.In ... Read more...

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South Korea’s Kim takes shooting gold in 25m pistol


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korea's Kim Jangmi shot her way to gold in the 25-metre pistol event Wednesday, edging out China's Ying Chen despite a disappointing showing in ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap in pre-quarters; Jwala-Diju out (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap progressed to the men's singles pre-quarterfinals while mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and V. Diju lost their third consecutive group match to ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap beats World No.11 to enter pre-quarters (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Olympic medal chances in badminton got a boost as Parupalli Kashyap entered the men's singles pre-quarterfinals in style, outplaying tenth seeded Vietnamese Tien Minh Nguyen ... Read more...

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Obama slightly ahead of Romney in poll of polls


July 6th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) President Barack Obama has a slight 3-point advantage over likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney in a new poll of polls averaging three recent national surveys ... Read more...

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Gender gap, likeability forge Obama ahead: Poll


April 17th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) President Barack Obama holds a nine-point lead over likely Republican challenger Mitt Romney, thanks to a large gender gap and likeability factor, according to a ... Read more...

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Boxers Shiva, Sangwan strike gold at Olympic qualifier


April 12th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 12 (IANS) Teenage boxers Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Sumit Sangwan (81kg) won gold in their respective categories at the Asian Olympic qualifying event here Thursday, a day ... Read more...

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Thapa in quarters, Suranjoy out of Olympic qualifiers (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 7 (IANS) Indian boxers suffered a major set-back after the vastly talented Suranjoy Singh (52kg) lost his pre-quarterfinal bout to old nemesis Nyambayar Tugstsogt of Mongolia in ... Read more...

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Indian boxer Thapa in quarters of Olympic qualifiers


April 7th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 7 (IANS) Indian boxers continued their good run at the Asian Olympic Qualifying event here Saturday with 2010 Youth Olympic Games silver medallist Shiva Thapa (56kg) ... Read more...

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Fluminense undefeated in Libertadores Cup


March 15th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 15 (IANS) Playing host to Venezuela's Zamora in the third round of Group D of the 2012 Libertadores Cup, Fluminense won 1-0 to keep a 3-0 ... Read more...

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Milan extend lead as Juve held in Serie A


March 12th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 12 (IANS) AC Milan moved four points clear at the top of the Italian Serie A table with a 2-0 win over Lecce at home, while second-placed ... Read more...

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Juventus beat Atalanta to lead midway in Serie A


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 22 (IANS) Juventus beat Atalanta 2-0 in Bergamo to secure the top spot in Italian Serie A at the midway stage of the season.Stephan Lichtsteiner opened the ... Read more...

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Sugar Bowl preview: Wolverines want to make a comeback


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Orleans, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Wolverines are confident that they can come out strongly in the Sugar Bowl this time around. The team led by Coach Rich Rodriguez failed ... Read more...

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Manchester United stay in hunt as Chelsea suffer setback


December 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Manchester United kept up their hopes of retaining the Premier League football title with a convincing 5-0 victory over Wigan Athletic on Boxing Day when ... Read more...

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Mourinho surprised over easy win in Sevilla


December 18th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 18 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has expressed his surprise at the ease of his side's victory in Sevilla.Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid won ... Read more...

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Stoke City stun Tottenham in EPL, Sunderland stage dramatic win


December 12th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) The 11-game unbeaten Tottenham Hotspur were stunned 1-2 by Stoke City in the English Premier League Sunday while Sunderland snatched a dramatic comeback victory to gift ... Read more...

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Manchester ‘big two’ crash out of champions league


December 8th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) The big two from Manchester, United and City, failed to qualify for the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League and will now be playing ... Read more...

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Spanish clubs move to end domination of big two


September 7th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 7 (IANS) Spanish football club Sevilla President Jose Maria del Nido has said he is meeting every club president in the Primera Liga, with the exception of those ... Read more...

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Evra asks Man U to play ruthless football to win Premier League


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has asked his teammates to be ruthless and play attacking football against Chelsea inorder to clinch a record-breaking 19th Premier League title.Defeat ... Read more...

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Tevez says Man City have blown their Premiere League title chances


February 5th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Ace striker Carlos Tevez has said that Manchester City's last two games had wrecked their season, as they have effectively blown their chances of winning the Premier League ... Read more...

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Harry Reid Saves Democrats’ Face


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what was a rather heroic win against all odds, US Senator Harry Reid, has managed to retain his seat in spite of being the top ... Read more...

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Republicans appear poised to win big in US poll


November 1st, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) Even as President Barack Obama prepares to leave over the weekend for a four-nation trip to Asia, including the first stop in India, his Democratic ... Read more...

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Americans evenly divided over Bush vs Obama


October 9th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) Ahead of a tough mid-term battle for Congress, Americans are almost equally divided over whether President Barack Obama or his predecessor George Bush has performed ... Read more...

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Despite Republican’s edge ahead of mid term polls, Americans feel it wont bring ‘positive change’


July 30th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Despite the Republicans leading the Democrats by an 11 percentage-point margin 100 days ahead of the midterm polls, a majority of Americans believe that a Republican takeover of ... Read more...

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Poll claims independent voters ‘disappointed’ and ‘angry’ with Obama administration


July 8th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A poll has revealed that a majority of independent voters are unhappy with the Obama administration and just over half intend to use their vote in November to ... Read more...

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Top British civil servant holds ‘hung parliament’ talks


March 21st, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) A leading member of Britain's third largest political party has met a top civil servant for "unprecedented talks" and offered to be finance minister if the next general ... Read more...

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Britain likely to witness hung parliament after elections: Polls


March 21st, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 21 (ANI): Two opinion polls have predicted a hung British Parliament, as the Conservatives are not likely to get an absolute majority in the General Election.According to an ICM survey ... Read more...

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India number two in Reliance ODI rankings


December 6th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec.6 (ANI): South Africa drops behind India in third place as England moves ahead of Pakistan in fifth spot in ODI Championship tableDe Villiers and Collingwood achieve career-best rankings while Smith ... Read more...

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Chelsea boss heaps praise on Ferguson’s unparalleled reign


November 7th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti, who as manager of AC Milan twice bundled Alex Ferguson's team out of the Champions League, heaped praise by saying that Ferguson's 23 ... Read more...

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Chelsea boss Ancelotti rules out Liverpool’s title chances


November 7th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has increased pressure on Rafa Benitez by ruling out Liverpool's title chances.Ancelotti reckons Manchester United and Arsenal are Blues' only serious rivals ... Read more...

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Udinese beat AC Milan; Inter Milan secure title


May 17th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 17 (DPA) Udinese beat AC Milan 2-1 late Saturday through goals from Gaetano D'Agostino and Cristian Zapata in a crucial win that allowed Inter Milan to secure the Serie ... Read more...

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Manchester United maintain lead over Liverpool


April 12th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (DPA) Federico Macheda was the hero again for Manchester United as the defending champions maintained their lead over Liverpool at the top of the English Premier League. After Liverpool ... Read more...

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Manager Benitez downbeat about Liverpool winning Premier League


December 12th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Rafael Benitez says he can write off Liverpool's chances of winning the Premier League title, never mind even if they are leading the table losing only once in ... Read more...

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